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October 30, 2014
Post from the President--Two New Litters

President and CEO Kevin Bell announces the zoo's newest arrivals: four dwarf mongoose pups at Regenstein Small Mammal-Reptile House and seven Mangalitsa piglets at the Farm-in-the-Zoo. See all the details!

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August 22, 2014
Anana Hits the Ice

Polar bear Anana sniffs and smashes an ice sculpture in preparation for tomorrow’s Polar Bear Farewell Party! Join us Saturday, August 23, from 10 a.m.–noon to say goodbye to Anana before she moves to her new home at North Carolina Zoo.

August 22, 2014
Photo of the Week: August 22

Baby white-cheeked gibbon Daxin snuggles with mom Burma at the Helen Brach Primate House in our Photo of the Week. Daxin turned 1 last Saturday; you can see a full slideshow of the party fun here!

August 21, 2014
Post from the President--Parties and Planning

Will Anana return after the new Polar Bear Habitat is complete? President and CEO Kevin Bell explains the intricacies of population planning, sharing how zoos across North American work together to save species.

August 21, 2014
Inside Look

A Henkel's leaf-tailed gecko is starting to shed at Regenstein Small Mammal-Reptile House in this photo

August 20, 2014
Zoovies “Harry Potter” Screening Rescheduled

Attention, wizards and muggles: We’ve decided to cancel tomorrow night’s free Zoovies screening of “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” and reschedule it for Thursday, August 28, due to an inclement weather forecast.

August 20, 2014
Marking a Milestone

In case you missed it--we were happy to celebrate our 100,000th like on Facebook this weekend with a little extra enrichment for African lion Sahar! Thanks to everyone who follows along to support Lincoln Park Zoo's mission of conservation, education and care.

August 19, 2014
Still Summer Sounds at the Patio

The Patio at Café Brauer is the perfect place to close out summer. There’s delicious food, a gorgeous pondside view and live jazz and classical performances select nights until September 11!

August 19, 2014
Video: Cashew’s 30th Birthday Party

The zoo celebrated the 30th birthday of female chimpanzee Cashew yesterday with treat-stuffed piñata enrichment for her entire troop.

August 17, 2014
Saying Goodbye to Anana

In this special slideshow we highlight Anana's living environment as well as her history at Lincoln Park Zoo, shortly before we say "goodbye" in anticipation of a new, state-of-the-art Polar Bear Habitat.

August 17, 2014
100,000 Facebook Likes

African lion Sahar digs into some enrichment to celebrate Lincoln Park Zoo's 100,000th "like" on Facebook! Thanks to everyone who supports Chicago's free zoo—and our mission of conservation, education and care.

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